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Minnesota is a Blue State. Where is the “Lesser Evil” Now?

The murder of George Floyd is not just the responsibility of the police. State violence is a constant in Minneapolis, a state governed by Democrats. The Mayor Jacob Frey has worked together with the Governor Tim Waltz to repress the current protests against police brutality and racism.

This Is Why We Need a Party for Socialists in the U.S.

The recent maneuvers to give Biden’s campaign a boost show that the Democratic Party remains firmly in the grip of big U.S. capitalists. Only an independent political organization of the working class, one that fights to end capitalism, will uncompromisingly fight for workers’ interests and for the highest form of democracy.

DSA Convention 2019: This is Not What Democracy Looks Like

The Democratic Socialists of America held their biannual convention in Atlanta last weekend. It should have been a tour de force. Some important resolutions were voted, but most of the weekend was spent engaging in procedural bickering.

What Is the Role of Socialists in the Unions?

Any organization that aims to bring about socialism needs to seriously build power in the working class. The question is how to put these efforts in the service of a strategy for socialism.

Is it the ’empire’ or else imperialism?

The massive attacks against the WTC and the Pentagon back on September 11, 2001 and its aftermath -particularly, the growing interventionism and “unilateralism” of the

Minnesota is a Blue State. Where is the “Lesser Evil” Now?

The murder of George Floyd is not just the responsibility of the police. State violence is a constant in Minneapolis, a state governed by Democrats. The Mayor Jacob Frey has worked together with the Governor Tim Waltz to repress the current protests against police brutality and racism.

This Is Why We Need a Party for Socialists in the U.S.

The recent maneuvers to give Biden’s campaign a boost show that the Democratic Party remains firmly in the grip of big U.S. capitalists. Only an independent political organization of the working class, one that fights to end capitalism, will uncompromisingly fight for workers’ interests and for the highest form of democracy.

DSA Convention 2019: This is Not What Democracy Looks Like

The Democratic Socialists of America held their biannual convention in Atlanta last weekend. It should have been a tour de force. Some important resolutions were voted, but most of the weekend was spent engaging in procedural bickering.

What Is the Role of Socialists in the Unions?

Any organization that aims to bring about socialism needs to seriously build power in the working class. The question is how to put these efforts in the service of a strategy for socialism.

Is it the ’empire’ or else imperialism?

The massive attacks against the WTC and the Pentagon back on September 11, 2001 and its aftermath -particularly, the growing interventionism and “unilateralism” of the US’s foreign policy- has raised an intense debate among the intellectuals and all the strands of politics worldwide. Many old (and not so old) ideas are being put to the harsh test of the new events. Toni Negri’s views -one of the most outstanding Autonomist thinkers-, which were outlined in his book Empire, are also facing a litmus test now. We took issue with his views in an earlier issue of this journal. (1) In